Are you passionate about child safeguarding and ready for a new challenge? The recently launched Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership is hiring to three new positions. Give us a call!
Following the introduction of our new Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership (THSCP), which replaces the Local Safeguarding Children Board in Tower Hamlets, we are looking for dynamic and passionate individuals to help us shape new ways of working and drive improvements in our partnership working to ensure that all Tower Hamlets children and young people are safe, supported and successful.
These posts will work alongside the three statutory partners – local authority, Police and the Clinical Commissioning Group – as well other relevant agencies in the borough including schools and the local and community voluntary sector. The posts will also work closely with our Independent Scrutineer who has the key task of providing challenge and support to the statutory partners and relevant agencies and ensuring the voice of the child is at the forefront of our work to safeguard children and young people.
If you think you could make a difference in one of these roles we want to hear from you.
This is one of three new Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership posts. We are recruiting to three roles:
• A Strategy Manager
• A Coordinator
• An Intelligence and Performance Manager (0.5 FTE)
Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership Coordinator x1
The THSCP Coordinator will support the operational development and delivery of the new system’s arrangements, processes and procedures including local safeguarding case reviews. The post-holder will support business planning processes and provide support to manage and monitor the multi-agency THSCP budget and work with the Independent Scrutineer and Strategy Manager on an ongoing basis, supporting their work and wider system processes and outputs including coordination of the Executive Group, Operational Groups, publishing of THSCP outputs – including annual reports, audits and materials addressing priority themes, children and young people engagement, training and interface with local or area inspection reviews.
Please see job description and person specification for more details about this role.
You will have strong partnership working skills and the ability to bring people together to achieve positive outcomes. Strong organisational and communication skills are a must as well as the ability to prioritise and manage a complex workload. Knowledge of children’s safeguarding is also required.
Willingness to work outside of contracted hours in the evenings and weekends subject to notice.
To comply with the requirement to carry out a DBS check on this role.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 1st December 2019
Shortlisting date: Week Commencing 2nd December 2019
Interviews: Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Partnership Coordinator : 9th and 12th December 2019
For further information or an informal conversation about any of the roles please contact Layla Richards, Head of Strategy and Policy (Children and Culture), on 020 7364 2364.